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3.0
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Not a bad company to work for once you become one of the lads. Very old Fashioned where staff are there along time doing their own thing. Forget about advancement, it's all about how long your there and if you have a good social relationship with your manager, ability does not come into it .
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I work in one of the Dublin Branch the management don't have any any respect for the staff it's all sales driven except you to take all kind of abuse of customer
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Check manager before taking job , some untrained with no experience or manners.
Intimidated to work extra free hours every day to cover manager who disappeared all the time
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The company is a failure,,staff are treated like dirt,,the HR department is a complete waist of time ,, management are a joke.the moral of staff is in the dumps and management just want their targets
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Grafton Merchanting is an amazing company to work for. I worked in head office and I can say that all the staff are amazing. I was always enjoying coming into work. It is also in terms of how the company is ran one of the best I've ever worked at.
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2 lunch breaks
Cons
None I can think of
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i enjoyed working here, i got on well with everyone and it was always busy so the day flew by.
I learned how to deal with customers under stressful situations and still kept a smile on my face.
Pros
great atmosphere
Cons
not enough hours only 8 a week
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5.0
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Management and staff are fantastic.
Lovely place to work and benefits are excellent.

Very much staff orientated and most of the staff are there for many years.
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2 day employment of counting stock as a routine count staking, store closed for the duration of these days , Enjoyable place to work learned tips and tricks of stock counting
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A typical work day would consist of cold calling of link to plan construction sites, Follow up on appointments to customers and on quotations also. Organise debt collections with customers and if needed I would sometimes have to help out on the sales counter.The best part of the day is when a deal is nailed and the buzz is great.The downside was the lack of interest in some co.workers in printing wrong sales dockets,delivering wrong material, lack of urgency in trying to rectify a issue and no strong shop leadership. Management had little vision in changing with the times
Pros
free lunches, car and phone
Cons
long hours always being able to be contacted by customer even at weekends.
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4.0
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Old style workplace, but honest and dedicated to staff and customers.
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4.0
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typical day included - reviewing the previous cash till takings, balancing the report and entering the takings on Accustar package. Reviewing the previous days credit card takings and reconciling to the bank.
Reviewing the Debtors ledger - Calling customers for payment - a new call or following up on payments. Dealing with customer queries at the counter on overcharges/returns etc.

Dealing with credit limits on those larger accounts i.e. local builders/plumbers/carpenters. Working closely with our Sales Rep/Branch Manager and head office credit contol on extending credit limits or whatever the issue may be.

Preparing the bank lodgement.

Assisting the sales counter on queries/or typing sales notices for them. General admin duties.
Pros
Hours were good. The job was local to my home, I enjoyed working with the customers, enjoyed working with our sales rep on achieving monthly targets
Cons
Unable to facilitate customers due to head office controls.
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Overall rating
3.4
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3.6
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3.4
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3.0
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3.2
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3.2
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